The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 874 868 879
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 18 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.025% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.026% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 8
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.09%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 -
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 15 £39,500 -12.22% 3
London +26 9 £39,500 -12.22% 1
South East - 5 £45,000 - 1
City of London +7 4 £39,000 -16.97%
Surrey - 4 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £25,000 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £25,000 -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
3 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 16 (47.06%) Citrix
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco
5 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 13 (38.24%) Finance
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (32.35%) Avaya
8 9 (26.47%) ITIL
9 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
10 6 (17.65%) MCSE
11 5 (14.71%) LAN
11 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
11 5 (14.71%) MCITP
11 5 (14.71%) SCCM
12 4 (11.76%) Marketing
12 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (11.76%) iPhone
12 4 (11.76%) VMware
12 4 (11.76%) MCP
12 4 (11.76%) DNS
13 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
13 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
13 3 (8.82%) VoIP
13 3 (8.82%) DHCP
13 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.82%) VoIP
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) PBX
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) 3G
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.88%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Phone
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.82%) Android
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Coaching
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Fund Management
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) MCITP
4 4 (11.76%) MCP
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) GNVQ
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) HND
6 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
6 1 (2.94%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.94%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Citrix
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) Avaya
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) BMC
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Speakerbus
6 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
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